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Message received: cellular responses to neuromodulatory signals

Gina G. Turrigiano

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Many computational models of neural circuits treat neurons as ‘integrate and fire’ devices that linearly sum excitatory and inhibitory inputs and fire an action potential when they pass threshold. ... More


Synaptic Input to a Passive Tree

Christof Koch

in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104912.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Now that we have quantified the behavior of the cell in response to current pulses and current steps as delivered by the physiologist's microelectrode, let us study the behavior of the cell ... More


Dendrite structure

John C. Fiala, Josef Spacek, and Kristen M. Harris

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites are extensions of the cell body of the neuron specialized for receiving and processing synaptic inputs. Dendrites exhibit enormously diverse forms. In many cases the shape of the dendritic ... More


Principles of dendritic integration

Nelson Spruston, Greg Stuart, and Michael Häusser

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The primary role of neurons is to integrate incoming information conveyed by synaptic input and convert it into an output, usually in the form of action potentials. This process is called synaptic ... More


Dendrites

Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites form the major receiving part of neurons. It is within these highly complex, branching structures that the real work of the nervous system takes place. The dendrites of neurons receive ... More


Dendrite development

Jennifer Bestman, Jorge Santos Da Silva, and Hollis T. Cline

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The emergence of dendritic arbor structure in vivo occurs in the context of a developing functional nervous system. It is therefore of utmost importance to consider the interaction between ... More


Cell and Synaptic Properties

S. Murray Sherman and R. W. Guillery

in Functional Connections of Cortical Areas: A New View from the Thalamus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019309
eISBN:
9780262314992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019309.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter looks at thalamic cells and concludes that is important to understand how a neuron's cellular properties—or more specifically, the passive and active properties of its dendritic (and ... More


Evolution and scaling of dendrites

Gayle M Wittenberg and Samuel S.-H Wang

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites, the neuronal processes that receive synaptic inputs, are found in all nervous systems. The great diversity of dendrites, both within individual species and across phylogeny, reflects their ... More


Modeling Complex Neurons

Erik De Schutter and Werner Van Geit

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is concerned with active models of neurons with complex morphologies. It considers GENESIS and NEURON to be the two most commonly used compartmental simulator software packages. The ... More


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